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Backlight problem Backlight goes out after a couple of mins. Reboots fine, everything else works. Only stays on for a couple of mins then just the backlight goes out.

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  • parafrog Jan 01, 2008

    It's not on battery. Not new either, couple of years old. The light SEEMS to work fine, when it's on.

  • parafrog Jan 01, 2008

    I can see the screen with a OK--looks normal----just no light. When I restart, it lights up again, but only for a short time. Can the LCD be going out if I can see it with a flashlight?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    Same problem as described here but with a gateway 15" laptop.. I am sending the computer out to Gateway to get fixed and will report what exactly the problem was if I can get that info out of Gateway. Am sending it out today by way of DHL shipping from MO to TX. The entire ride should take about 3 weeks.... But as I said I will try to give a complete explanation when it returns.



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If this is a new laptop, then I am guessing you are using it on battery, and you may have some power save setting turned on that is dimming the screen...

Take a look at your power settings under control panel...


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